Category: WRC News

Ford aims for podium finish on season opener 0

Ford aims for podium finish on season opener

Just 65 days after ending the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship with victory in Britain, a new-look Ford World Rally Team begins its 2012 campaign next week on the most famous rally of all.  After a three-year absence, the classic Rallye Monte-Carlo (17 – 22 January) returns to the series to provide the Ford squad...

Video: Campana and Sordo testing for “Monte” 0

Video: Campana and Sordo testing for “Monte”

French driver Pierre Campana recently participated in Mini World Rally Team test session in preparation for 80th Rallye Monte Carlo. In order to get familiar with Mini John Cooper Works WRC (yes, this is car’s official full name) Campana took it out to twisty and narrow snow covered roads, which is what crews will probably...


FIA released in-depth description of new rules for 2012.

International motorsports governing body FIA released in-depth overview of new rules, set in motion for this year World Rally Championship season. Although rules were published a while ago, FIA decided to give detailed description of most interesting changes in rules which will, hopefully, help WRC to get rid of some of the less appealing practices,...


Volkswagen confirms Abbring and Mikkelsen

Upcoming rally stars Kevin Abbring and Andreas Mikkelsen will form Volkswagen’s WRC team this year along with former Citroën driver Sebastien Ogier. Volkswagen officially confirmed Dutchman Kevin Abbring and co-driver Lara Vanneste to take part in season opener in Monte Carlo behind the wheel of second factory prepared Škoda Fabia S2000.


Ford reveals new livery ahead of Monte Carlo

On Autosport Motorshow in Birmingham Ford World Rally Team revealed new livery ahead of first rally of this year’s campaign. After splitting with long-term sponsor Abu Dhabi, Ford’s cars now sport blue and green areas with more prominent exposure of another long-term backer, Castrol.


Official: Rallye Monte Carlo to be covered by Eurosport

Official sources within Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) have confirmed that Eurosport will carry out TV coverage of upcoming 80th edition of Rallye Monte Carlo. At the same time, ACM admitted they had no other choice but to abandon possible link-up with Stage One Technology in order to secure timing and tracking services. Instead, ACM...

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